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Road Archway and Footbridge (Includes Offices Forming South Part of Block in East Side of Archway)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Belper, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0285 / 53°1'42"N

Longitude: -1.4865 / 1°29'11"W

OS Eastings: 434537

OS Northings: 348036

OS Grid: SK345480

Mapcode National: GBR 6CP.30R

Mapcode Global: WHDGF.44FM

Entry Name: Road Archway and Footbridge (Includes Offices Forming South Part of Block in East Side of Archway)

Listing Date: 3 February 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087395

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78407

Location: Belper, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE56

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Belper

Built-Up Area: Belper

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Belper Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Road archway and
(includes offices forming
south part of block in
east side of archway)
SK 3448 SE 1/53 3.2.66.
Late C18/early C19. (The road archway is said to date from the 1790s). Ashlar.
Two storeys. Slate roof, large segmental arch for double carriageway across
main road flanked by round headed pedestrian archways. The western wall dividing
the archways contains a drinking fountain. First floor has 5 casements of
3 lights each with glazing bars and gun embrasures commanding the roadway and
thought to have been installed in case of attack by the Luddites. Vest side
advanced, 3 storeys with casements. Footbridge or gangway extends along roadside
to north. Ashlar with segmental arch to road now blocked. Tall parapet on
outer side, short on inner side. Inter building to south of above 3 storeys,
stone has round corner turrets to south corners, eaves bard, plain frieze,
cornice and blocking course, minds between storeys. Two and 3 light casemnts
with mullions, upper windows with transoms. Top floor windows largest.

Listing NGR: SK3453748036

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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